"It is the mission of Harwood Union High School to provide an educational and creative environment in which every person is valued as an individual, challenged as a learner and inspired to contribute to a democratic society. As a professional learning organization of all academic departments, we are prepared to work together in order to provide a unique and personalized learning experience for all students."

Personalized Learning

Personalized Teaching and Learning at Harwood Union Middle and High School

Harwood Union Middle and High School provides a collaborative, equitable, and personalized learning community designed to meet the needs of our students in grades 7-12. It provides a rigorous proficiency-based system of teaching and learning with clearly defined graduation expectations that lead to success in college, career and democratic citizenry. The term personalized learning refers to a system of learning that is proficiency-based, addresses the learning needs, interests, aspirations or cultural backgrounds of students, includes opportunities for students to access flexible pathways, and to contribute to the design of their learning experiences.


Personalized Learning at Harwood Union has four key elements: